Morning Report is held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Monday and Wednesday Morning Reports start with one or two Board Review questions. This is followed by a resident presenting a Diagnostic Dilemma and a Clinical Pearl related to the case. Friday Morning Reports comprise Board Review sessions where Board Review questions, answers and explanations are discussed. The Faculty and Chief Medical Residents lead these sessions.
Ambulatory Report is held Tuesday mornings and presented by an intern or a resident. A wide variety of commonly encountered topics that span all areas of outpatient medicine are discussed here.
Attending Rounds are conducted daily on Teaching Hospitalist services by distinguished clinicians chosen for their teaching abilities. These include bedside instruction, including demonstration of physical examination skills.
Critical Care and Coronary Care Rounds
Daily multidisciplinary bedside rounds provide in-depth reviews of pathophysiology and patient management. A full curriculum is provided during each rotation.
Using innovative, state-of-the-art educational methodology, residents are exposed to a comprehensive core lecture series based on Harrison’s Textbook of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine curriculum. There is ample opportunity to discuss topics with knowledgeable faculty. An urgent and emergent lecture series is given during the first few months to discuss critical and clinically relevant topics in order to provide a solid foundation early in the year. An Issues in Medicine Series provides a full curriculum in the business of medicine, nutrition, risk management, performance improvement, research, ethics and a variety of basic science topics.
Combined Report is presented twice-monthly by an Inpatient General Medicine team on Tuesdays at Noon Conference. The team interns offer a case presentation, followed by the team residents discussing a teaching topic related to the case.
Quality Improvement Conference
Quality Improvement Conference (formerly known as Morbidity and Mortality Conference) is presented monthly at Noon Conference by the PGY-3 Medical Consult resident. The resident will review and present a case (or a set of related cases), identify any systems-related issues that were involved, and offer potential solutions. The discussion is then open to all house staff to provide their input. The goal of this conference is to continue to improve our patient care and patient safety.
Journal Club is held monthly at Noon Conference by four PGY-2 and PGY-3 residents on elective or selective rotations. An article selected from a leading medical journal is discussed and critiqued. The article is also analyzed to see how it would impact current medical practice.
The Clinico-Pathological Conference is presented by an intern or resident and held monthly at Noon Conference. They bring together the expertise of faculty of the Department of Medicine, Pathology and Radiology for case review, as necessary.
Medicine Grand Rounds
Medicine Grand Rounds are held Thursday mornings and comprise a weekly conference by nationally and internationally-renowned speakers discussing the most current controversies and discoveries in medicine.